Books by Diana Murray

SUMMER COLOR! by Diana Murray
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2018

"A chipper frolic through nature's colorful palette. (Picture book. 3-7)"
An extended family gathers on the porch of a country home to enjoy cool lemonade and time together on a hot summer day. Read full book review >
GRIMELDA AND THE SPOOKTACULAR PET SHOW by Diana Murray
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 25, 2017

"Readers may stage their own pet shows, but here's hoping they are more affirmative of their own pets than Grimelda is. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Grimelda, of the still-untidy room (Grimelda the Very Messy Witch, 2016), is back, this time trying to win the prize at the pet show with her cat, Wizzlewarts. Read full book review >
DORIS THE BOOKASAURUS by Diana Murray
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 4, 2017

"As with most books about the awesomeness of reading, this is most likely to appeal to children who are already excited about books, but it makes for an agreeable affirmation. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Doris—a light-blue cartoon dinosaur who adores reading books—eventually wins over her skeptical, action-oriented brothers. Read full book review >
NED THE KNITTING PIRATE by Diana Murray
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"Cast on, cast off, and set sail for a great yarn. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Can one pirate ship contain both knitting needles and pirates' cutlasses? Read full book review >
GRIMELDA by Diana Murray
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 4, 2016

"Mess-makers will revel in Grimelda's tale. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Children with messy rooms are sure to empathize with Grimelda, and they will see the twist at the end coming a mile away, to their parents' chagrin. Read full book review >
CITY SHAPES by Diana Murray
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 21, 2016

"A visual feast of cityscape shapes. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Rhyming text and brilliant multimedia collage combine to follow a girl's journey through her beloved city. Read full book review >